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General dictionaries General (9 matching dictionaries)
  1. advances: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. advances: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  3. advances: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  4. Advance's, Advances, advances: Wordnik [home, info]
  5. advances: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  6. Advances: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. advances: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  8. advances: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  9. advances: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Advances: Glossary of Media Terms [home, info]
  2. ADVANCES: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  3. Advances: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  4. advances: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  5. advances: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. advances: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. advances: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. advances: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (advance)

noun:  increase in price or value ("The news caused a general advance on the stock market")
noun:  an amount paid before it is earned
noun:  a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others ("She rejected his advances")
noun:  a change for the better; progress in development
noun:  a movement forward
noun:  the act of moving forward toward a goal
verb:  pay in advance ("Can you advance me some money?")
verb:  develop further
verb:  bring forward for consideration or acceptance ("Advance an argument")
verb:  rise in rate or price
verb:  move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
verb:  cause to move forward
verb:  move forward ("We have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward")
verb:  contribute to the progress or growth of
verb:  increase or raise
verb:  obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
verb:  give a promotion to or assign to a higher position ("Women tend not to advance in the major law firms")
verb:  develop in a positive way

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Phrases that include advances:   aip advances, angle of advances, hostile advances

Words similar to advances:   advance, inroads, lends, more...


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